1887 Sweetwater Dam Reservoir San Diego Town & Land Co. - ORIGINAL SD1


"Water Works of San Diego Town and Land Company."

This is an original 1887 photogravure of a drawing of the Sweetwater Dam and Reservoir of the San Diego Town and Land Company.

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional collection of photogravures of scenes in and around the city and county of San Diego, California. These images, captured by photographer, Herve Friend, provide a rare and historic visual record of early Southern California. Please note that beneath each photogravure there is a caption (see above) which is not shown in the digital image.


This 124+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 6.5 inches; 24 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)